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«Questions are not only a driving force behind inquiry but can be used as a powerful assessment strategy, too.»
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We can't expect students to cultivate growth mindsets if the school culture doesn't support them.
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Strategies like connecting new information to students’ prior knowledge guide them to store what they’re learning in long-term memory.
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“While wandering down the path of wonder, I briefly escape the world of separation and enter the world of unity.”
«But while we are born wakeful to wonder, our cultural conditioning and indoctrination — what we call our education — often schools us out of it. A century before scientists came to study the vitalizing psychology and physiology of enchantment, a century before our so-called liberal arts education had become the factory farming of the mind, Hesse laments:»
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«If you can begin to see the patterns in causes and their effects, you can start thinking ahead with insight. Ultimately, that’s the key to better decision-making.»
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«Perhaps nothing has defined higher education over the past two decades more than the rise of computer science and STEM.»
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